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Catch up on the latest industry marketing news, dive deeper into marketing strategies and best practices, and get our best digital marketing insights below. We post often, so come back regularly to continue learning!

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Catch up on the latest industry marketing news, dive deeper into marketing strategies and best practices, and get our best digital marketing insights below. We post often, so come back regularly to continue learning!

Flash Sale: 20% Off New Mercury Pages

Enhance Your Website With This New Content Here at One Firefly, we’re constantly adding new pages to our Mercury website collection, and we wanted to bring you in the loop about some of the new content you can add to your website. For the week of Jun...

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One Firefly’s Website Redesign: A Closer Look with CEO Ron Callis

Practicing What We Preach: Investing in Our Own Marketing and Online Presence  In a world where technology constantly evolves, businesses must adapt to stay relevant and ensure their online presence reflects their true identity. One Firefly, an award...

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4 Reasons Your Website Needs Secure Hosting And Maintenance

Make sure your website performs at its best with regular TLC

A whopping 88% of online consumers are less likely to return to a site after a bad experience. Bland design, outdated images, lackluster copy, slow loading speeds, a broken site feature, spam articles, poor mobile optimization — all these elements can send your visitors running for the hills (or into the arms of your competitors).

Luckily for you, working with a web hosting and maintenance provider can help you solve the website issues listed above and keep your site secure and running smoothly 24/7. It’s time to stop thinking of your website as a static product and start recognizing that it’s a living, dynamic asset that requires regular care and maintenance to perform at its best.

Keep reading to learn more about why you need routine web maintenance services — and what can happen without them.

SEE ALSO: Avoiding the Nightmare Scenario: Why You Should Regularly Backup Your Website

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Marketing Horror Stories: I Was Locked Out Of My Own Google Analytics Account

Watch out for these marketing mishaps that One Firefly is sharing with us over the next few months. In Part 1 of this series, we talk about how important it is to own your own accounts and data when it comes to Google Analytics.

Over the course of the next four months, we’re going to feature multiple horror stories and describe how to protect your business from falling victim. We will prepare you with questions you should be asking your internal team or marketing agency. As they say, knowledge is power and we want to empower you to know how to protect your rights and your intellectual property as it relates to your brand and marketing.

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Marketing Horror Stories: I Lost My Google Ads Data

Watch out for these marketing mishaps that One Firefly is sharing with us over the next few months. In Part 2 of this series, we talk about how important it is to own your own accounts and data when it comes to Google Ads.

Over the course of the next four months, we’re going to feature multiple horror stories and describe how to protect your business from falling victim. We will prepare you with questions you should be asking your internal team or marketing agency. As they say, knowledge is power and we want to empower you to know how to protect your rights and your intellectual property as it relates to your brand and marketing. 

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Marketing Horror Stories: I Was Locked Out Of My Own Social Media Accounts

Watch out for these marketing mishaps that One Firefly is sharing with us over the next few months. In Part 3 of this series, we are highlighting the importance of owning and retaining your social media accounts and data.

Over the course of the last few months, we’ve been featuring integrators’ marketing horror stories and talking about how to protect your business from falling victim to similar crises. We will prepare you with questions you should be asking your internal team or marketing agency. As they say, knowledge is power and we want to empower you to know how to protect your rights and your intellectual property as it relates to your brand and marketing. 

 

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Sunsetting Of Mercury Collection

Seven years ago, in the infancy of One Firefly’s web offerings, the award-winning Mercury Collection was born. The first of its kind, the Mercury Collection is a Joomla-based set of mobile responsive design models that enable home technology and commercial systems contractors to quickly and easily achieve a professionally branded website that is optimized for SEO and lead generation.

After nearly seven wonderful years, it is with a nostalgic heart that One Firefly has officially decided to sunset our Mercury Collection. What does this mean, and how does this impact your existing Mercury Website? Read on to learn more.

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Working With A Marketing Agency: Interview Part 2 (An Inside Look From Web Design Professionals)

Are customers turning you down? Whether customers are finding you online or through referral, what they see when they land on your website speaks volumes. Human connections are essential here. Consider the theory; if two people have chemistry (as they say), the attraction is known in seconds. Interestingly enough, the same principals apply to your customers; if they aren't interested within seconds of hitting your website, they're on to the next. It's a bit heartbreaking truly, yes? Indeed, it is. The great news is, it doesn't have to be that way. Start with a simple solution - make an excellent first impression online. The harder question is, how. How do technology professionals stand out online? How do they stay relevant? How do they establish credibility and worthiness? In part two of this article series, we interview a team of Web Design Professionals to get their inside take on online presence for technology professionals. We'll explore everything from how long it takes to build a website, to revealing answers from routine questions small business owners have about marketing and growth strategies. Let's get started.

 

SEE ALSO: Working With A Marketing Agency: Interview Part 1

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Why Is Having Appealing Content On Your Website So Important For Integrators

If you’ve done any kind of investigation about how to expand your business and online presence, you’ve probably been told the phrase “Content is King.” Indeed, more organizations than ever have been engaging in content marketi...

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